[openssl-users] Grub troubles CANCEL
Frans de Boer
frans at fransdb.nl
Fri Feb 20 11:03:08 UTC 2015
On 02/20/2015 11:42 AM, Frans de Boer wrote:
> I have a server running 12.3 and want to install on a different
> partition the newer 13.2 distribution. Alas, after installation I can't
> boot 12.3 anymore because of wrong references. Every time I install a
> fresh kernel I have to manually edit the grub.cfg files to get 12.3
> booted again.
> I also want to install a third system (LFS) without having to manually
> edit grub.cfg every time.
> So, is it possible to install the GRUB core image in a different
> partition and have the kernels be placed in the /boot directory of their
> respective partitions? Using this method I just need to chain to the
> relevant partition to start the local GRUB menu handler.
> - Between MBR and first partition: GRUB bootloader.
> - First partition: GRUB core and simple menu.
> - Second partition contains swap space
> - partitions 3..n Contain GRUB menu handlers and local linux kernels in
> local /boot dir.
> I need local GRUB handlers because of preserving the kernel version as
> supported by openSuse and newer standard kernels with better or newer
> support modules.
> Reading the GRUB 2.00 manual is not so helpful - to me - because of lack
> of unambiguous explanations or examples.
> Any suggestions?
> Regards, Frans.
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